In Senegal, Obama Commits to Boosting Trade


On the first day of his six-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama joined Senegalese President Macky Sall at a joint news conference where the two heads of state addressed a variety of topics ranging from gay rights to regional security and private investment.
  • Africa:  Obama Commits to Boosting Trade, Jobs

    allAfrica.com, 27 June 2013

    U.S. President Barack Obama committed himself in Dakar Thursday to  both renewing and improving the legislation which gives qualifying African countries preferential access to ... read more »

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    President Obama Visits Senegal

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    U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady MIchelle Obama are welcomed by Senegalese President Macky Sall and his wife, First Lady Marieme Faye, upon their arrival in Dakar on Wednesday night. see more »

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President Macky Sall and his wife Faye Sall welcome U.S. President Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama.

  • Africa:  President Obama's Schedule in Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania

    allAfrica.com, 25 June 2013

    Edited excerpts from a White House briefing on the schedule of President Obama's visit to west, southern and east Africa from June 26 to July 2. The briefing was by Ben Rhodes, ... read more »

  • Africa:  Awaiting a Bold and Attentive Obama

    AfricaPlus, 24 June 2013

    During the past quarter-century, as a new Africa emerged from decades of political and economic stagnation, Africans have awaited bold and attentive leadership from America's ... read more »

  • Africa:  Obama Decision to Bypass Nigeria 'Questionable'

    Chatham House, 24 June 2013

    President Barack Obama's 26 June-3 July visit to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania is an important statement of his intent towards Africa during his final term. read more »

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  • Senegal Eager to Welcome Obama

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    Agence France-Presse
    Publication Date:
    24 June 2013

    US President Barack Obama heads for his first major tour of Africa this week, starting off in Senegal on Wednesday before travelling to South Africa ... see more »

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